Fact: Malaysia is a hotbed of multiculturalism. In terms of ethnicity, "Malaysian" is a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian heritage, so be culturally sensitive about the differences between them. A diverse and multicolonial history results in Malaysia's English style legal system alongside being an Islamic state.
If you are looking for a training course on Malay culture that's going to give you useful insights to help you do business better, then this is the place for you.
Our cultural awareness courses are designed and delivered to help our clients get to grips with the local culture so they can excel at what they do without cultural differences and misunderstandings getting in the way.
Our training is tailored to the participants' needs. We want to understand who they are, what they do with Malaysia, specific challenges they face and goals they intend to meet. From there, our trainers help build a course that is targeted, interactive and most importantly, useful.
Courses are designed to help our client's business activities abroad by imparting them with invaluable cultural insight that will support the winning of deals, building of relationships, promotion of clear communication and minimisation of cross cultural misunderstandings.
Who are our courses are for?
If you work or plan to work with Malaysia, and you want an in-depth insight into the culture and people, then this course is for you. Business owners, sales executives, managers, etc - everyone will benefit from such a course. Naturally we pitch the course contents according to who we are training - a manager will received specific management insight, whereas a sales executive may want to learn about the Malay negotiation style.
What do our Malaysia courses cover?
In short, they can cover what you need. Once we understand your reasoning and goals behind your need, we develop the course contents to reflect this.
Examples of some of the topics we cover include:
Malaysian Business Culture History, Language, Politics and the Economy Social values, customs & traditions How culture impacts business and how to break stereotypes and misconceptions
Communicating with Malaysians Building interpersonal relationships Communication both verbal & non verbal Social protocol Cultural differences
Doing Business in Malaysia Malaysian business culture & etiquette Presenting to a Malaysian audience Negotiation process and business tact Cross cultural analysis of business practices
Relocating to Malaysia Expatriate group training Spouse & family training Pre departure & Post arrival training Dealing with culture shock
Who delivers the training?
Our cultural awareness courses about Malaysia are delivered by trainers with firsthand experience of living and working in Malaysia. They will have varied sector experience as well as job experience. We always do our best to match the trainer with the client to offer them the best fit.Their expertise and insight into Malaysia and its various business practices are a vital tool for those preparing to do business in or with Malaysia.
How long are the courses?
Courses run on a half day, 1 day or 2 day basis. Customised timescales are available.